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and the obama administration. the next president will reap the rewards of work already done. so it would be the ultimate irony if having strongly criticized every measure that contributed to these positive trends mitt romney ends up presiding over what she would surely call the romney recovery. for more on this, go to cnn/fareed for a link to my "washington post" column. and let's get started. >>> let's get straight to our terrific panel to talk about the economy and obviously a little politics, as well. joe klein is "time's" political economist. amity shlaes is director for the 4% project at the george w. bush institute and author of the forthcoming "coolidge: a biography of america's 30th president." ken rogoff, whom i mentioned, is a professor of economics at harvard university, and amity shlaes is the author of thompson reuters digital and author of "politocrats." become back to both of you. ken, the piece i mentioned, you and carmen rhine hahart wrote almost a political piece about how the u.s. was doing. you said, look, compared with other big financial crises that meet the recessi
missed a swing. that's fine. but there was a substantive aspect to the debate as well. president obama actually showed up this time, and he was engaged and articulate, as was governor romney. as a result, we got a sense of the issues, and there is an important and honorable difference between these two candidates. the central question in the selection is what will grow the american economy? governor romney's basic answer is lower taxes and a more streamlined tax code and fewer regulations. president obama's answer to the same question would be investments in education, infrastructure, science and technology, as well as support for important sectors like energy and advanced manufacturing. both arguments have merits to them. so the question is which is our most urgent problem now. well, the united states is the seventh most competitive economy in the world, according to the world economic forum. it's dropped a bit over the last four years. overall, however, whether compared with our own past of, say, 30 years ago when airlines, banks, and telecommunications were tightly controlled by gov
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)